Alan Riwaka, Director

Te Ati Awa

Alan is currently the Chief Executive of Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua.  Mr Riwaka has extensive experience in fisheries management, including rock lobster, pāua, eels, developmental fisheries such as geoduck and surf clams, and customary non-commercial fisheries.
Alan has previously worked at Te Ohu Kaimoana as a Senior Policy Analyst. Alan grew up in the Picton area and has strong whakapapa affiliations to Te Atiawa, Ngati Rarua, Taranaki, and Whitikaupeka. Mr Riwaka’s term begins on 23 November 2019.

Board of Directors

Rangimarie Hunia
Rangimarie HuniaChair of the Board
Ngāti Whātua
Sir Mark Solomon
Sir Mark SolomonDeputy Chair
Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kuri
Selwyn Parata
Selwyn ParataDirector
Ngāti Porou
Ken Mair
Ken MairDirector
Whanganui, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa
Paki Rawiri
Paki RawiriDirector
Waikato, Ngāpuhi
Bella Takiari-Brame
Bella Takiari-BrameDirector
Waikato-Tainui, Ngāti Maniapoto
Pahia Turia
Pahia TuriaDirector
Ngā Wairiki, Ngāti Apa, Whanganui, Ngā Rauru and Ngāti Tūwharetoa
Alan Riwaka
Alan RiwakaDirector
Te Ati Awa
Kim Skelton
Kim SkeltonAlternate Director
Te Atiawa, Taranaki, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga